• KRC set to celebrate 20 years of existence

The casual meeting that begun in a tiny room at Livingstone Hall, Makerere, 20 years ago, has now epitomized into  a fully-fledged NGO operating in tens of districts in Uganda-and supporting thousands of community interventions In an interview with the Executive Director, Mr Julius Mwanga, KRC was Founded in 1996 by a team of 5 young graduates from Makerere University, with an aim of searching for long lasting solutions to the drivers of poverty, The institution has over the last 20 years grown to become a vibrant Research, Advocacy and Community Development and has expanded its geographical scope to cover the entire Rwenzori Region and Bunyoro Region and now planning to operate nationally image013 image014 In its 20 years of existence, KRC has organized high level engagements that have attracted national leaders to make commitments to regional development. As seen far (Left) Speaker Rebecca Kadaga talking addressing students at the KRC organized climate change week in July 2016. Right: president Yoweri Museveni admiring an energy saving stove promoted by KRC during World Food Day celebrations . The celebrations will take place in the last week of March 2017. As part of the celebration activities, KRC in partnership with Fort portal Regional Referral Hospital has organized a Rwenzori Regional Marathon that will raise money to buy equipments for the Accidents and emergency unit. The equipments will include: Oxygen Concentrator, suction machine and wheel chairs. The marathon will take place on Saturday 25th March 2017 and is targeting all NGOs and CBOs, all religious leaders, all political and technical leaders, business community,   Accroding to the organizing team, the activities will include, inter alia; 1. A regional/National marathon on 25th March in partnership with Fort Portal Regional referral Hospital to raise money for the emergency and accident unit. 2. Official Launch of KRC 102 FM Radio in the afternoon of 25th March 2017 at Mugurusi Road Fort Portal 3. Launch a campaign for growing one million trees in the seven districts of Rwenzori region in partnership with NFA and district authorities 4. Launch of the Bio-refinery factory in Boma-Fort Portal that extracts protein for animal feeds from grass 5. Exhibition of KRC researches, models, approaches and achievements for the last 20 years. Looking forward to your positive contribution to your contribution towards any of the above events   Preparations are already in high gear with both current and former KRC staff bracing for this momentous epoch 

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Kabarole Research & Resource Centre

Plot 28 Mugurusi Rd., Fort-Portal.
P.O.Box 782
Kampala Uganda
Telephone: +256-039-274-438
Email: krcuganda@krcug.org